Memorial Day (weekend) Meandering

Saturday, Emil & I wanted an adventure away from the Memorial Day weekend craziness. So, after lunch at Pita Fusion (OMG was it GOOD!), we drove out to a National Wildlife Refuge near Burnet. Our Journey On the way there, we ventured through some developments with marinas and/or boat docks. In one of them, we […]

Mini-vacay Day Three

On the last day of our Mini-vacay, we were forced to get up early and check out of our cabin so we could make… The morning Gorge tour was a bit early for me: 9am. The people there were clearly more “morning” than I am. But, with the help of caffeine, and after we finished […]

Mini-vacay Day Two

(We wrapped up the evening of Mini-vacay Day One with a game of Thunderstone, where Emil decidedly kicked my ass. We were asleep before 11pm…ready to rest up for our day on the water.) …but the water outing was not meant to be. Watercraft rentals were $70-100/hour and none of those were for sailboats. So, […]

Mini-vacay Day One

With all that is going on and with Emil’s break between jobs, we decided to take a mini vacation. I suggested a lake and to camp for one night, but Emil went one better. He found a cute cabin with our own deck/yard for a very reasonable price. The view from the back of our […]

Free Admission to National Parks

If there any national parks you want to visit, these are the days to go (or avoid, depending on your point of view.) Jan 15-17: MLK Jr Birthday weekend April 16-24 June 21: first day of summer Sept 24th Nov 11-13: Verterans’ Day weekend


Our week in DFW was full of fun (well, for one of us, at least.) Sunday-drive up. We got a late start, but got there just fine. The hotel next to Emil’s class building was really nice. The only thing we missed was a mini-fridge. Monday-While Emil had his first day of class, complete with […]

Kingsland Adventure

We (finally!) took another adventure this weekend. Emil found the town of Kingsland and planned a nice route of driving for us. After a very scenic drive through this edge of Hill Country, we had a GREAT burger at Storm’s in the little lake town of Kingsland. rails to trails near Kingsland LOW Water Next, […]